Miles Davis’ ‘My Funny Valentine’ is a live album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center in New York City and released in May 1965 by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 15:03 . 2.All Of You (Cole Porter) – 14:57 . 3.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 13:01 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) – 08:57 . 5.I Thought About You (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 11:14
Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . George Coleman – Tenor Saxophone . Herbie Hancock – Piano . Ron Carter – Double Bass . Tony Williams – Drums
Production : Produced By Teo Macero . Fred Plaut – Engineer
Package : Nat Hentoff – Liner Notes . Vernon Smith – Back Cover . Chuck Stewart – Photography . Francis Wolff – Photography . Giorgio Molinari – Cover Photography
Recorded On February 12, 1964 At Philharmonic Hall Of Lincoln Center, New York City.
Released May 1965 By Columbia.
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Miles himself is inspired- listen to the outbreak of spontaneous applause that greets the moment of release in his towering introductory solo to ‘My Funny Valentine“. The audience rapport throughout is intense; intimacy felt and expressed in a large public space. A great album that is everything that is good about jazz. […]